Bug 1250600 - cron doesn't notice timezone changes
cron doesn't notice timezone changes
Status: NEW
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: cronie (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Tomas Mraz
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2015-08-05 10:20 EDT by Jason Merrill
Modified: 2015-08-05 10:49 EDT (History)
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Description Jason Merrill 2015-08-05 10:20:01 EDT
Description of problem:
When my laptop changes timezone, cron jobs continue to run as though it was still in the old timezone.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
cronie-1.4.12-5.fc22.x86_64

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Use 'crontab' to add job to run at specific time.  Mine is:

45 7 * * * $HOME/bin/aup > $HOME/aup.out 2>&1

2. Change the time zone in Settings.

Actual results:
Job runs at specified time in old timezone.

Expected results:
Job runs at specified time in current timezone.

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Comment 1 Tomas Mraz 2015-08-05 10:49:18 EDT
Is this a regression? As it is probably not I'd say this is a feature request. You need to restart the crond to notice the timezone change.

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